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Tooling Technician

Addison, IL

Posted: 05/15/2024 Job Number: 956032 Pay Rate: $25.00 - $28.00 per year

Job Description

Job Title: Tooling Technician

Location: Addison, IL

Job Type: Direct Hire, Full Time

Reports to: Tooling Manager

Overview: We are seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Tooling Technician to join our clients' manufacturing team. The ideal candidate will support our production by maintaining, repairing, and improving tooling and fixtures to ensure optimal operational efficiency.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform routine maintenance and repairs on tools, dies, jigs, fixtures, and molds.
  • Troubleshoot issues with tooling and fixtures to prevent downtime in production.
  • Collaborate with engineers and machinists to develop and modify tool designs to improve production processes.
  • Set up and calibrate precision tools and equipment to ensure accuracy in production.
  • Assist in the implementation of new tools and integration into the manufacturing process.
  • Maintain accurate records of tooling maintenance, repairs, and modifications.
  • Participate in safety audits and comply with safety procedures in the tool room and on the production floor.
  • Recommend improvements to tool designs based on observations and feedback from production operations.
  • Keep the work area clean and organized to uphold safety and operational standards.

Skills and Competencies:
  • Strong mechanical and technical skills with a good understanding of tooling and manufacturing processes.
  • Proficiency in using and maintaining toolroom equipment and measuring instruments.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and blueprints.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to think critically.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to work effectively in a team.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;technical certification or degree in tool and die making, machining, or a related field is preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Tooling Technician or in a similar role in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) software is a plus.
  • Familiarity with Lean Manufacturing principles and practices is desirable.

  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including healthcare, dental, and vision insurance.
  • Paid time off and holidays.
  • Retirement savings plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career growth.

How to Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resumes to r.Hurtle@totaltalentsearch.Com. We are excited to hear how you can contribute to our clients' team.
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